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Legal update: Hong Kong Insolvency Law – in need of its own restructuring?

The purpose of this short note is not to conduct a detailed critique of the law in Hong Kong in this very broad and complex area but to provide a brief sketch as to certain of the challenges faced by industry professionals and what steps…Read More


Robin Darton chairs session at TMA Symposium in Hong Kong

Tanner De Witt’s Robin Darton sits on the organising committee of and will chair the first session at Turnaround Management Association’s second annual Symposium in Hong Kong on October 23 2015 to be held at Latham & Watkins’ offices. This symposium will involve discussions between…Read More


LMG’s Women in Business Awards shortlists us for best independent Hong Kong firm

Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Asia Women in Business Awards has shortlisted Tanner De Witt for best independent Hong Kong law firm. Tanner De Witt is a female friendly firm; we maintain a consistently positive attitude to female members of staff and understand the importance of…Read More


Tanner De Witt recognised by IFLR 1000’s Financial and Corporate Rankings 2016

We are pleased to announce that Tanner De Witt has achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Insolvency and Restructuring and has been recognised for its Corporate and Commercial and Financial services regulatory practice areas in the 2016 edition of the IFLR rankings. The IFLR1000 – The…Read More


Legal update: Reciprocal Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between Hong Kong and Mainland China

Pre-1997 Pre-1997, the mutual enforcement of arbitral awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong was carried out by way of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. The convention ceased to apply once Hong Kong became a Special Administrative…Read More


Tanner De Witt supports Drink for Good at Solas to raise funds for HandsOn Hong Kong

Drink for Good is an annual fundraising initiative that takes place in Hong Kong each October to raise funds for local charity HandsOn Hong Kong (HOHK). Tanner De Witt this year sponsored Wyndham Street venue Solas and participated as Silver Sponsor in the raffle to…Read More


Tanner De Witt participates in ESF Sports Adventure Day in Sai Kung

Tanner De Witt is proud sponsor of the ESF Lions Youth Football Programme which has been providing after school, girls only and academy sessions for aspiring football stars in Hong Kong for years. ESF Sports, which is a department of ESF Educational Services Ltd, and…Read More


Come and support HandsOn Hong Kong Drink for Good 2015 with Tanner De Witt!

We are pleased to sponsor charity event Drink for Good this Thursday 8 October 2015.  Drink for Good raises funds for HandsOn Hong Kong, a charity which runs volunteer programs for kids with special needs and supports other charitable activities in our city. Come and…Read More


Legal update: Is your will your will?

Summary In a significant ruling, the UK Court of Appeal’s decision in Ilott v Mitson 2015 has ruled against the presumption that you can do with your estate what you wish. This decision has seemingly broadened the Court’s power to intervene where an adult child…Read More


Ian De Witt moderator at Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 24 September 2015

Here is a photo of Partner Ian De Witt with panellist Leanne Zheng (Partner, Jun He Law Offices) from the Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution summit that took place yesterday. Ian De Witt participated as moderator for the session Dispute Resolution in China: to litigate or…Read More


Tanner De Witt and Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015 Involvement

Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce that Ian De Witt has been invited to chair the session Dispute Resolution in China: to litigate or arbitrate? at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015, a guide to managing disputes in an increasingly complex cross-border environment. Ian…Read More


Jeff Lane and Ian De Witt featured in Who’s Who Asset Recovery Guide 2015

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane was recently selected to participate in a round table feature in Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015 (web archive) alongside two other leading experts to discuss legal developments and concerns observed across the global community of lawyers who specialise…Read More